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Amarillo in Potter County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

1983 Relocation of the Helium Monument

 
 
1983 Relocation of the Helium Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 19, 2015
1. 1983 Relocation of the Helium Monument Marker
Inscription. The Helium Monument was moved from its former location at I-40 and Nelson Street to this location on December 16, 1982. The 8 ½ ton stainless steel monument was moved around the southern limits of Amarillo, by an Army 'Chinook' helicopter from Fort Hood, in twenty minutes from lift-off to set down.

Hannon, Daniel & Dickerson, AIA – Architects / Engineers
Wiley Hicks, Jr., Inc. - General Contractors
 
Location. 35° 11.975′ N, 101° 54.809′ W. Marker is in Amarillo, Texas, in Potter County. Click for map. Marker is on the west side of the Helium Columns at the Don Harrington Discovery Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 Streit Drive, Amarillo TX 79106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jack B. Kelley (here, next to this marker); Helium Time Columns (here, next to this marker); Smith-Rogers House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Amarillo Helium Plant (approx. 2.4 miles away); William Henry Bush (approx. 2.6 miles away); Amarillo Natatorium ("The Nat") (approx. 2.8 miles away); Route 66 in Amarillo (approx. 2.8 miles away); Northwest Texas Hospital School of Nursing (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Amarillo.
 
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1983 Relocation of the Helium Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 19, 2015
2. 1983 Relocation of the Helium Monument Marker
Marker is on the left.
The Helium Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 19, 2015
3. The Helium Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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